Marijuana survey shows varying opinions

By Wayne E. Rivet

Staff Writer

How should Bridgton approach regulating medical marijuana dispensaries and adult-use storefronts?

It all depends upon who you ask.

As Bridgton planners and others craft a local ordinance to address the issue, 229 people registered their thoughts in a survey the town conducted back in late July and early August.

Some were short and to the point from “The time has come, don’t drag it out” to “Here’s our chance. Let’s do it right” and “This type of business has no place in our town.”

Under “additional comments,” the town received 74 responses. Here’s a sampling: